The latest version of live-action big screen Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have returned! This sequel to the 2014 reboot sees our heroes again facing the Shredder and his Foot Clan, who allies himself with mutated street thugs and an ominous inter-dimensional foe for the Turtles’ greatest threat yet.
20th Century Fox delivers once again with their newest film X-Men: Apocalypse, pitting the young team of super mutants against their greatest foe yet.
The critics almost uniformly panned it. The audiences are split, and the dollars, thus far, are pretty solidly in the film’s favor. It is interesting, but not unexpected, that there are such varying opinions on the Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. When I sat down after seeing the film and wrote my “like” and “dislike” list, there were almost twice as many things on the “dislike” list as the good side, but I am still willing to say that the movie was OK. I definitely didn’t hate it. Continue reading 8 Reasons Batman v Superman Was Just OK
Don’t get me wrong, when it comes to reviews, I am not sold that they are any indication of a film’s actual worth. Lots of times, reviewers get it wrong. The Wizard of Oz, It’s A Wonderful Life, The Graduate, Annie Hall, and Psycho all received bad reviews right after they were released. So, reviews are to be taken with a grain of salt.
Spectre brings 007 full circle, taking pieces of every Daniel Craig James Bond film and mixing in what made us fall in love with Bond in the first place, resulting in one of the best films of the year. Continue reading Spectre Review
It was the Saturday of opening weekend for the Fantastic Four. We went to a matinee. We even went a little early because when we went to the same showing of Jurassic World, we were turned away. Make no mistake, my expectations for Fantastic Four were nowhere near as high as for Jurassic World. The underwhelming audience response, however, was even more of a surprise than the complete about face that Fox took in its approach to this movie. Fantastic? Not so much, though it did have some really solid moments. Continue reading Fantastic Four Review
Marvel’s newest addition to the Cinematic Universe may have looked like a disappointment at the box office (if $58 million could possibly be a disappointment) and he may be the smallest hero this world has to offer, but Ant-Man delivered in a very big way. Continue reading Marvel’s Ant-Man Review